Lesson Plans Monday, July 16, 2018


Choke from the Front (2 handed)

Straight Punches

Drill: flurries of punches (“Go” and “Time” on instructor command)

Groin Kick – after the basic lesson, practice from a neutral position

360 (don’t emphasize simultaneous counterattack, but the defender can control and give knees, etc.)

Drill: eyes closed, attacker either makes Choke from the Front OR pushes the defender and makes a 360 attacker



Focus Mitt Combos:

Combo #2/slip left jab/Right/Left Hook

Combo #3/slip right/Left Hook/Right

Combo #4/pull back from left jab/Right/Left Hook

Ground – Headlock Forward

Ground – Headlock Back

Ground – Headlock Bridge Over

Drill: attacker resisting, the defender must escape the headlock!



Thai Pads: 3 rounds of 3 minutes each, with 1 minute rest; emphasize covering between combos — the pad holder should throw jabs and hooks with the pads, the striker should remain covered.

Knife – Forward Slash

Knife – Back Slash

Drill: eyes closed, verbal signal, either forward or backward slash; SOMETIMES, instead of a verbal signal, the attacker should shove the defender.

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